(Webinar) National Policy Briefing

Join Small Business Majority for our first policy briefing of the year on the status of national policies that could impact small businesses About this event Join Small Business Majority for our monthly briefing on the status of national policies that could impact small businesses. This month, we will be continuing our conversation about the Build Back Better agenda, the state of negotiations for the debt ceiling and other relevant topics that could support the small business ecosystem. Register Here


(Webinar) Listening Fiesta with Music Supervisor Paul Greco (Ads)

What is a Listening Fiesta? It's a monthly event where we invite a Music Supervisor to join us for a Q&A and a listening session. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to watch the replays of past events. If they've shared any searches with us, we'll let you know the details. If not, we always recommend researching to figure out what they might need. Contest You can send your best song that you think will fit […]


(WEBINAR) Packaging Design

Catch your customer’s eye with a product that jumps off the shelf and into their heart. Packaging is essential to ensure that your product is safely transported. Learn how to design a package that embodies your brand through our class on packaging design. Led by Jorge Mascort of Chamberlain, you'll learn how to cradle your product in both a functional and aesthetic package. REGISTER HERE


(VIRTUAL EVENT) Music Tech Startup Open Mic

Music Tectonics Seismic Activity: Music Tech Startup Open Mic on January 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm CST on Zoom. Register for the event here.  What to expect: Join the team behind Music Tectonics as we dive into all things music and tech. Bring your goals and ideas as we grow this community. Get the chance to go on mic and tell people what you've been up to and what your plans are for 2022. This is an event you won't want […]


(VIRTUAL EVENT) MDXO Pop-Up Songwriting event

Join us on January 26th for our MDXO Pop-Up Songwriting event. Connect + Collab + Create with other like-minded songwriters from around the globe, while being mentored by professional hitmakers. Click the link below to sign-up for FREE! REGISTER HERE


Global Industry Spotlight – Brian Sykes

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur. Brian Sykes is the Project Manager of Insomniac Studios and the co-owner of ISPro Academy. He has dedicated his life to artist development and music business education. Insomniac Studios is currently offering classes for mixing, producing and music business.He hopes to bring more opportunities like this event to showcase Chicago artists in the future. REGISTER


Worker Classification

The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss many of the tests for properly classifying workers. When a new venture is putting together a team, it is important to understand the legal distinctions among employees, independent contractors and unpaid interns. In this workshop we will review the legal test to determine how workers should be classified. Register here


Faced with a new environment including rising inflation, a pandemic that keeps hanging around, and possible changes to the tax code, there’s no better time than now to start thinking about what you and your company can do to start the new year off on the right financial footing.  A wide variety of financial topics will be discussed in this highly interactive session. In addition to a discussion of current challenges and opportunities, this session will also provide an update on recent M&A […]

Free – $30

Global Industry Spotlight – Pablo J. Boczkowski

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur. Bio: Pablo J. Boczkowski (he/him/his) is Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is Founder and Director of the Center for Latinx Digital Media, and Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program, both at Northwestern, and Co-Founder and Co- Director of the Center for the Study of Media and […]

(WEBINAR) Streaming Fraud: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

Music streaming is expected to reach 1.2 billion paid consumers and generate $75 billion in revenue by 2030. With hundreds of DSPs and connected applications leveraging music worldwide, our industry is now poised to earn the kind of massive, stable & online revenues that make it a prime target for fraud, just like digital advertising, e-commerce and banking. This webinar will present learnings from other verticals affected by fraud, and share perspectives from industry insiders, technologists, academics and security experts […]